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It's not unusual for President Donald Trump's administration to dismiss or outright deny the existence of climate change and the future weather patterns it presents.

It is unusual, however, for the White House to deny the weather happening in the present, especially since it can be fact-checked by looking out the window.

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Hurricane Dorian may have dissipated by now, but millions of people are still feeling the effects of its aftermath, especially people of the Bahamas, where Dorian killed 50 and left rampant destruction in its wake. Thousands still remain missing.

Bahamian refugees fleeing the destruction were forced to exit a boat heading to the United States this past weekend, after a sudden rule change demanded that they have visas in order to travel to the U.S. Because people of the Bahamas are our neighbors, an I.D. and a copy of their police record has been sufficient documentation for years.

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The National Weather Service on Sunday had to assure residents of Alabama that the state was not in the path of the rapidly approaching Hurricane Dorian, after President Donald Trump tweeted that Alabama would most likely be hit.

This resulted in Trump doubling down on the claim, tweeting "under certain original scenarios, it was in fact correct that Alabama could have received some 'hurt.'"

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Axios recently reported that President Donald Trump floated the idea of dropping nuclear weapons into the eyes of U.S.-bound hurricanes in order to destabilize them before hitting land. Not only would this be insufficient energy to change a hurricane's path, but the wind could blow radiation towards coastlines, even further jeopardizing people and environments.

In a tweet, Trump insisted that reports of him wanting to nuke hurricanes was "more FAKE NEWS!"

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Tornadoes are cropping up farther eastward in the U.S. than ever before, according to a study published in October in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science.

While the Midwestern region known colloquially as “tornado alley” — parts of northern Texas into Oklahoma and Kansas into Nebraska — is still No. 1 in terms of twister frequency, tornadoes are now becoming common in Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky and even Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and parts of Ohio and Michigan.

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Spain suffers a heat wave with temperatures around 40 degrees. To beat the summer heat, people on 6 August 2018, in Madrid, Spain, go to "Madrid Río", a green oasis park in city's concrete jungle. (Photo by Alvaro Hurtado/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

If you imagined that the summer of 2018 was killing you, chances are, you weren’t alone. Science indicates that humidity, one of the defining hallmarks of an overbearing summer heat wave, actually does have the potential to kill you. The summer of 2018 was exceptionally deadly, as it was the 4th hottest summer on record.

In August of this year, 17 states in the eastern US were under heat advisory warnings. In addition to the already high temperatures, the combination of heat and humidity easily makes temperatures feel like they are well in the 100s. This is hot enough to be a legitimate health concern for many people.

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China wants to make it rain.

If government officials in the world’s fourth-largest country have their way, a man-made weather-control machine will produce up to 10 million cubic meters of rain across the Tibetan Plateau — an area roughly the size of Alaska.

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